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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Braunstein, V; Kirchhoff, C; Ockert, B; Sprecher, CM; Korner, M; Mutschler, W; Wiedemann, E; Biberthaler, P 
Title:
Use of the fulcrum axis improves the accuracy of true anteroposterior radiographs of the shoulder. 
Abstract:
In 100 patients the fulcrum axis which is the line connecting the anterior tip of the coracoid and the posterolateral angle of the acromion, was used to position true anteroposterior radiographs of the shoulder. This method was then compared with the conventional radiological technique in a further 100 patients. Three orthopaedic surgeons counted the number of images without overlap between the humeral head and glenoid and calculated the amount of the glenoid surface visible in each radiograph....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Bone Joint Surg Br 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
91 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1049-53 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0301-620X 
TUM Institution:
die